Women's hockey falls again to UW-River Falls, 7-2
|UW-River Falls (6-0-0, 5-0-0 NCHA)||2||3||2||7|
|UW-Stevens Point (3-2-1, 2-2-0 NCHA)||0||0||2||2|
|1st - 13:39||Judy Daleiden (UW-River Falls)|
|1st - 18:32||Crysta Lowell (UW-River Falls)|
|2nd - 10:32||PP - Judy Daleiden (UW-River Falls)|
|2nd - 11:09||Alice Cranston (UW-River Falls)|
|2nd - 17:57||PP - Darion Bruyere (UW-River Falls)|
|3rd - 02:28||PP - Hannah Smith (UW-Stevens Point)|
|3rd - 05:50||Alyssa Black (UW-River Falls)|
|3rd - 07:26||Ava Plamondon (UW-Stevens Point)|
|3rd - 10:09||Katie Batters (UW-River Falls)|
|UW-River Falls||UW-Stevens Point|
Judy Daleiden - 2
A: 3 Players (#2, #16, #27 - 1)
Sh: Amanda Ryder - 6
Sv: Ashley Kuechle - 21
2 Players (#8, #13 - 1)
A: 3 Players (#7, #10, #12 - 1)
Sh: 3 Players (#10, #12, #17 - 3)
Sv: Janna Beilke-Skoug - 14
|TEAM STATISTICS||UW-River Falls||UW-Stevens Point|
|Power Plays||2 for 7||1 for 3|
|Penalties (min)||5 (10)||7 (14)|
|Shots on Goal||25||23|
|Face Offs Won||0||0|
The visiting Falcons dominated the first two periods, scoring two goals in the first and three in the second to take a commanding 5-0 into the third period.
UWSP got on the board two minutes into the third on a power play goal by Hannah Smith (Spokane, WA/East Valley). The goal was Smith's first of her collegiate career, coming off assists from Erin Marvin (Shoreview, MN/Mounds View) and Allie Tanzer (Chippewa Falls, WI/Chippewa Falls).
UWRF answered three minutes later on a goal by Alyssa Black, unassisted.
Ava Plamondon (Blackhawk, CO/Nederland) scored the final goal for UWSP at the 7:26 mark of the third off an assist by Michelle Lunneborg (Richfield, MN/Richfield).
UWRF capped off their offensive display two and a half minutes later, as the Falcons scored again at 10:09 on another unassisted goal, this time by Katie Batters.
Janna Beilke-Skoug (Madison WI/East) recorded 14 saves for the UWSP in the first two periods, while Johanna Sommers (Rhinelander, WI/Rhinelander) tallied 4 in the final period.
UWSP (3-2-1) will be back in action Friday when they travel to De Pere to take on St. Norbert at 7 p.m.